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a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

Synonyms for lawsuit

a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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If court investigations unveil that a victim/complainant lied under oath or fabricated allegations against the aforementioned suspect out of malice, then the law entitles that suspect to lodge a civil lawsuit against the relevant victim/complainant," he explained.
The three suspensions involved in the civil lawsuit were rescinded while the ACUA's investigation continues and the fourth suspension is under appeal," said David Martin, a Montgomery attorney who represented ACUA in the lawsuit filed by the three reinstated employees.
The Natick-based company said it has previously disclosed to shareholders the possibility of the government filing a civil lawsuit in regulatory filings.
Finally, although civil lawsuits likely will continue to be filed, CEO s can protect their agencies by proactively reassessing their agency's pursuit policy and providing adequate training regarding the policy and motor vehicle pursuit in general.
Michael Gravlin is an experienced Chicago trial lawyer who has represented numerous injured victims in personal injury cases, including civil lawsuits against other nursing homes.
DCB lodged a civil lawsuit before the Dubai Sharia Court seeking to be appointed the children's representative and win them compensation and blood money that the driver failed to pay.
Microsoft has amended a civil lawsuit filed in August 2006 in federal district court in Seattle against the owners of 217 infringing domain names who masked their true registration information behind privacy protection shields.
LANCASTER -- A civil lawsuit filed by a Palmdale teenage girl who was attacked with a hammer by a phone repairman has been resolved with a confidential settlement.
Novello have filed a civil lawsuit alleging that the operators of the Kingston Adult Residence, Kingston, N.
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina--A superior court judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct by two former dance teachers at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
The $50,000 judgment was the result of a civil lawsuit DIRECTV filed against Bounce Deuce for violations of several federal statutes, including the Cable Communications Act of 1984 (47 U.
Those are major reasons that discourage a raped woman from lodging a civil lawsuit.
The order stems from the civil lawsuit following the 1989 grounding of the Exxon Valdez and was entered in federal district court in Anchorage, Alaska this morning.
He explained that a victim could lodge a civil lawsuit against any incurred damages inflicted on him/her by the defendant within three years from the time the crime happened.
11 decision grants Fleishman-Hillard's motion to dismiss Doug Dowie's civil lawsuit demanding the company pay his defense costs.